MARKET PULSE-Cooper Tire, Atossa, GW Pharmaceuticals, Apricus
WALL ST DROPS AS WASHINGTON DEADLOCK CONTINUES
U.S. stocks dropped as the partial U.S. government shutdown dragged on with no signs politicians were willing to relax positions over the debt-ceiling limit or budget impasse.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.99 percent, the S&P 500 0.85 percent and the Nasdaq Composite 0.8 percent.
** COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO, $25.85, down 12 pct (9:36 a.m. ET)
Apollo Tyres' $2.5 billion acquisition of Cooper has flared into a war of words as the two companies haggle over the price of the deal plagued by labor issues in the United States, where Cooper is based, and in China.
** ATOSSA GENETICS INC, $3.03, down 43 pct (09:46 a.m. ET) Continued...